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J Balvin Introduction
Josè Àlvaro Osorio Balvin is well known by his stage name J Balvin. He is a Colombian Singer, songwriter, and actor.
J Balvin has made a name for himself as one of the biggest, best-selling, and most successful Latin Singers selling over a combined 35 million records of his 7 studio albums.
He is regarded as the “Prince of Reggaeton”.
J Balvin Net Worth & Salary
J Balvin’s Net worth is $20 million.
In his career of 9 years, this Latin popstar emerged as one of the most talented and successful artists and managed to create this empire for himself.
J Balvin Age, Early Life & Biography
J Balvin is 37 years old. He was born on 7th May 1985 in Medellin, Colombia.
J Balvin hails from a pretty simple family. He grew up in a middle-class family. J Balvin’s father was a business owner. He has one sister.
J Balvin completed his schooling in Medellin. In an interview, he stated that his fascination for music and songwriting began when he stumbled upon “Nirvana” and “Metallica” and grew up listening to them.
When Josè was 17, he moved to the United States from Medellin to learn fluent English. He alternated his stay between Oklahoma and New York.
After a few months, he returned to Medellin and joined EAFIT University to pursue Business Management.
|Name:||Josè Àlvaro Osorio Balvin (J Balvin)|
|Birth Date:||7th May 1985|
|Birth Place:||Medellin, Colombia|
|Sexual Orientation:||Valentina Ferrer|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||1|
|Profession:||Singer and Songwriter|
|Yearly Income:||$2 million|
|Net Worth in 2022||$20 million|
|Content Last Updated:||November 2022|
J Balvin Personal Life
J Balvin has been in a loving and happy relationship with former Miss Argentina 2014 Valentina Ferrer. The duo started dating in late 2018.
The couple welcomed their First Child in New York City in 2021.
J Balvin is a very vocal and big supporter of LGBTQ+ rights. He believes in equality for all human beings and that a fellow human has no right to deprive anyone of that.
When the Pandemic hit the world, J Balvin also became a victim of it. He contracted Corona Virus in 2020 but eventually recovered.
J Balvin Career
J Balvin’s love and fondness for music began when he was only a kid. When he was 19, he officially started his music career.
In early 2004, he released his first single “Panas” which was produced by him and his friend David Rivera Mazo.
In 2009, he released his mixtape titled “Real”. 3 years later, J Balvin came back with another Mixtape.
In early 2014, the chartbuster “6 Am” came out which also featured Farruko. Followed by the release of his debut studio album “La Familia”. This album became an Instant hit with spending over 122 weeks in Billboard’s Top Latin Album Charts.
“Ay Vamos” was released in the US. This track was a Bonus track to “La Familia”. Within a few months, it became the most-watched Latin Music Video with over a billion views on YouTube.
After the immense success of “Ay Vamos”, J Balvin became a household name not only in Colombia but also in the USA. Popstars like Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, etc collaborated with him.
The new year of 2016 brought new gifts from J Balvin for his fans. He released his single “Ginza” which broke all the records of Latin music videos in the first 24 hours.
6 months later, He finally dropped his second studio album “Energia”. This album peaked at number one on the Billboard Top Latin Albums. He collaborated with Pharell, Daddy Yankee, Yandel, etc.
“Sigo Extranandote”, “Safari”, and “Bobo” became the top Hit singles of “Energia”.
He toured the “Energia” album as a promotion strategy. Bad Bunny, French Montana, Zion & Lennox, Steve Aoki, etc were some guest performers.
His other famous hit is “Mi Gente”. This song was released along with the music video which, in a short time, managed to cross over 1 billion views on YouTube. This song also got remixed with Beyoncè.
In 2018, he released his third studio album “Vibras”. Singles like “Machika ft. Anitta and Jeon”, and “Agora” became the top hits. He took the “Vibras tour” and covered 27 cities.
2019 also proved to be a Lucky year for J Balvin Fans. He released his fourth album “Oasis”. He collaborated with Bad Bunny on this one. It was a surprise release. The album debuted at number 9 on the Billboard 200.
J Balvin and Bad Bunny toured with “Oasis”. Their performances were praised everywhere. The fans were delighted to see their Favourite artists Collab.
During the Pandemic, in March 2020, J Balvin released his fifth studio album “Colores”. “Colores” received love and appreciation from fans and critics all over the world.
In 2021, he released his new album “Jose”. This Album also became a Chart-topper and was loved by all.
J Balvin Awards & Achievements
With his Versatility, Skill, and Talent, it is safe to say that, J Balvin is one of the biggest and most successful Latin Artists of all time.
Balvin in his career has been a recipient of many awards and achievements.
He received 6 Latin Grammy awards, 11 Billboard Latin Music Awards, and 5 MTV VMAs.
He was also accoladed with Lo Nuestro Awards and BMI Latin Awards.
He broke the “Guinness World record” for the most number of Grammy Nominations in a single year.
In 2020, he was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.
J Balvin Major Investments and Assets
J Balvin own two Luxurious mansions costing millions in his home town Medellin and New York.
J Balvin’s car collection includes Mercedes AMG G63, Rolls Royce, Ferrari 812 Superfast, Ferrari Testerossa, etc.
J Balvin Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs
Link to J Balvin’s official YouTube Channel.
J Balvin Instagram Handle
J Balvin Twitter Handle
J Balvin doesn’t have a Twitter Handle.